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Office of Sustainability

Working to improve quality of life in Philadelphia by providing environmental, equity, economic, and health benefits for all.

Office of Sustainability

What we do

The Office of Sustainability (OOS) works with partners around the City to improve quality of life in all Philadelphia neighborhoods, reduce the City’s carbon emissions, and prepare Philadelphia for a hotter, wetter future.

OOS is responsible for implementing Greenworks Philadelphia, the City’s comprehensive sustainability plan, which is made up of eight visions:

  • Accessible food and drinking water
  • Healthy outdoor and indoor air
  • Clean and efficient energy
  • Climate-prepared and carbon-neutral communities
  • Quality natural resources
  • Accessible, affordable, and safe transportation
  • Zero Waste
  • Engaged students, stewards, and workers

Connect

Address
One Parkway Building
1515 Arch St., 13th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Email sustainability@phila.gov
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Get involved

Stay informed and join our work through our newsletter, events, and social media posts.

Programs

Events

  • Oct
    20
    BEPP Session 2: Determining your Compliance Pathway
    3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
    Virtual - Zoom

    BEPP Session 2: Determining your Compliance Pathway

    October 20, 2021
    3:00 pm to 4:00 pm, 1 hour
    Virtual - Zoom
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    This session will offer a deeper dive into the different compliance pathways that are available to building owners / managers. You will learn about requirements for high performance pathways, how to demonstrate that you are qualified for each pathway, as well as tune-up exemption criteria.


    Qualified Tune-Up Specialists, as well as the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) will join this session and provide information on low-cost financing for high performance such as C-PACE (Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy) and how existing programs can support building owners / managers in improving building performance. Register here

    LEARN MORE:  https://bit.ly/BEPPSessions
  • Oct
    21
    Climate Year Speaker Series: the student experience at COP
    12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
    Virtual - Zoom

    Climate Year Speaker Series: the student experience at COP

    October 21, 2021
    12:00 pm to 1:30 pm, 2 hours
    Virtual - Zoom
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    Every year, the United Nations holds a Climate Change Conference,also called a Conference of Parties, or COP. This November, the 26th convening- COP26 - will be held in Glasgow, Scotland. Delegates from nearly everycountry in the world convene at COP to deliberate what they will do to addressthe climate crisis.

    In this iteration of the Climate Speaker Series, join a panel of alumni fromDrexel University and Washington University - St Louis, as they discuss theirexperiences at previous COP events, its influence on their academic andprofessional endeavors, and lessons learned for students who would like toengage in climate action. This panel will be moderated by Drexel University andis co-hosted by Washington University - St Louis and Rutgers University. 

    LEARN MORE: https://drexel.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUlfu6spjIiG91Q2Q4bbbUh8jw2lQz6XE2g

  • Oct
    21
    Green City, Clean Waters: A Decade in the Community Celebration!
    4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
    Crane Arts, 1400 N American St, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA

    Green City, Clean Waters: A Decade in the Community Celebration!

    October 21, 2021
    4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, 3 hours
    Crane Arts, 1400 N American St, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
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    This year marks the 10th anniversary of Green City, Clean Waters — the City of Philadelphia’s 25-year plan to improve local waterway health using primarily green stormwater systems backed by investments in traditional infrastructure.

    The Philadelphia Water Department invites you to the Green City, Clean Waters: A Decade in the Community celebration. Enjoy activities, light refreshments, green stormwater infrastructure tours, an official ribbon-cutting for the American Street Improvement Project, and more!

    This event is rain or shine and will adhere to all City COVID-19 guidance for in-person events.

    LEARN MORE: water.phila.gov/gccw10/

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